Religion, modernity and foreign nurses in Iceland 1896-1930.

  title={Religion, modernity and foreign nurses in Iceland 1896-1930.},
  author={Krist{\'i}n Bj{\"o}rnsd{\'o}ttir and Susanne Malchau},
  journal={Nursing inquiry},
  volume={11 3},
This paper describes the influence of foreign nurses upon the development of modern healthcare services and the nursing profession in Iceland in the first three decades of the twentieth century. It represents a case study of how new ideas, traditions and practices migrated between countries and cultures in the twentieth century. Icelandic society was, at… CONTINUE READING